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Table 3 Original case series: Maintenance treatment

From: Feline pemphigus foliaceus: original case series and a comprehensive literature review

Systemic Maintenance Treatment (24 cats total) # cats % cats Dosages (mg/kg/day)
Median Mean Range
GC monotherapy 12 50%    
prednisolone 7 29% 0.5 0.6 (0.2–1.3)
triamcinolone 2 8% 0.1 0.1 (0.05–0.1)
dexamethasone 3 13% 0.03 0.1 (0.03–0.1)
Ciclosporin Monotherapy 3 13% 5.3 4.8 (2.5–6.7)
ciclosporin + prednisolone ciclosporin 3 13% 2.5 2 (0.7–2.5)
prednisolone 0.1 0.4 (0.1–1)
ciclosporin + triamcinolone ciclosporin 1 4% 2  
triamcinolone 0.05  
Chlorambucil Monotherapy 2 8% 0.2 0.2 (0.15–0.2)
chlorambucil + prednisolone chlorambucil 3 13% 0.1 0.1 no range detected
prednisolone 0.5 0.7 (0.5–1)